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Final Round of Mashable’s Open Web Awards

As I’ve mentioned before, Pleasure and Pain is a blog partner for Mashable’s Open Web Awards. The final voting round started yesterday at noon ET. You can vote anytime until 11:59pm ET on Sunday, December 14.

Final Voting Round – Top 3

Mainstream & Large Scale Social Networks

Name: URL:
Netlog http://netlog.com/
Platinum Lounge http://www.platinumlounge.com/
Twitter http://twitter.com/

Embeddable Widgets

Name: URL:
Clearspring http://www.clearspring.com/
Qoof http://www.qoof.com/
Sprout http://sproutbuilder.com/

Blog Plugins

Name: URL:
AddThis http://addthis.com/
ShareThis http://sharethis.com/
Zemanta http://www.zemanta.com/

Social News

Name: URL:
Help a Reporter Out http://www.helpareporter.com/
Hubdub http://www.hubdub.com/
regator http://regator.com/

Social Networking Applications

Name: URL:
Artition http://www.artition.com/
Digsby http://www.digsby.com
Ping.fm http://ping.fm/

Social Bookmarking

Name: URL:
AddThis http://addthis.com/
Diigo http://www.diigo.com/
ShareThis http://sharethis.com/

Search & Social Search

Name: URL:
Artiklz http://www.artiklz.com/
findingDulcinea http://www.findingdulcinea.com/
Scour http://www.scour.com/

Sports & Fitness

Name: URL:
FitFiend http://www.fitfiend.com/
Gyminee http://www.gyminee.com/
OneSeason http://www.oneseason.com/

Photo Sharing

Name: URL:
flickr http://www.flickr.com/
ipernity http://www.ipernity.com/
TinyPic http://tinypic.com/

Video Sharing

Name: URL:
ffwd http://www.ffwd.com/
Vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/
YouTube http://www.youtube.com/

Start Pages

Name: URL:
Google http://www.google.com/
iGoogle http://www.google.com/ig
Yahoo! http://yahoo.com/

Places & Events

Name: URL:
City Data http://www.city-data.com/
Doodle http://www.doodle.com/
Muchmor http://www.muchmormagazine.com/


Name: URL:
CouchSurfing http://www.couchsurfing.com/
GeckoGo http://www.geckogo.com/
Spotted by Locals http://www.spottedbylocals.com/


Name: URL:
Last.fm http://www.last.fm/
NoiseTrade https://www.noisetrade.com/
Pandora http://www.pandora.com/

Social Shopping

Name: URL:
A Full Cup http://www.afullcup.com/
Pikaba http://www.pikaba.com/
Tigerbow http://www.tigerbow.com/


Name: URL:
Chictini http://www.chictini.com/
Coolspotters http://coolspotters.com/
Polyvore http://www.polyvore.com

Celebrity & Gossip

Name: URL:
Bollyscoops http://bollyscoops.com/
Oh No They Didn’t http://community.livejournal.com/ohnotheydidnt/
Superficial Gallery http://www.superficialgallery.com/

Mobile Applications

Name: URL:
Evernote http://evernote.com/
MocoSpace http://www.mocospace.com/
Viigo http://viigo.com/

Dating & Romance

Name: URL:
DateHookup http://www.datehookup.com/
SpeedDate http://www.speeddate.com/
zoosk http://www.zoosk.com/


Name: URL:
Encyclopedia Dramatica http://encyclopediadramatica.com
wikiHow http://www.wikihow.com/
Wikipedia http://www.wikipedia.org/


Name: URL:
CreateDebate http://www.createdebate.com/
Politics4all http://www.politics4all.com/
PreciseNews http://www.precisenews.us/


Name: URL:
A Full Cup http://www.afullcup.com/
College-Cram http://www.college-cram.com/
Howcast http://www.howcast.com/


Name: URL:
ecomii http://www.ecomii.com/
gazelle http://www.gazelle.com/
neighBorrow http://neighborrow.com/

Non-Profit Causes

Name: URL:
DiscoverScholars http://discoverscholars.org/
SocialVibe http://www.socialvibe.com/
Stop Political Calls http://stoppoliticalcalls.org/

Online Games

Name: URL:
Armor Games http://armorgames.com/
Playfish http://www.playfish.com/
Powerpets http://powerpets.com/

Niche Social Networks

Name: URL:
Lymabean http://www.lymabean.com/
The Star Tracker http://www.thestartracker.com/
Wadja http://us.wadja.com/


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  1. Thanks for this post!

    I'd invite you and your readers to vote for StopPoliticalCalls.org in the non-profit category!

    Vote above or vote here –> http://tinyurl.com/62eg5w

    Shaun Dakin
    CEO and Founder

  2. Sprout is honored to have made it to the final round. So I decided to make this web site with some funny videos about freeing the widgets: http://freethewidgets.com/

    Hope all is well in NY!


  3. Thank for the mention! Help a Reporter Out is honored! :)

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